Adoptive Families Blog

Discover What You Need to Know About Transracial Adoptions

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Feb 23, 2017 7:04:00 AM

Transracial adoption is a term used to refer to a type of adoption where an adoptive couple adopts a child of a race or ethnicity different than their own. Some people also call these types of adoptions “interracial adoption” or “multiracial adoption.” Lifetime Adoption has completed thousands of transracial adoptions throughout our 30+ years of business, and we’d love to help you learn more about this type of domestic infant adoption!

Read More

Topics: Infant adoption, Domestic Adoption, Trans-Racial Adoptions, interracial adoption, transracial adoption, bi-racial adoption, multiracial adoption

Encouraging Your Child’s Heritage in Transracial Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Oct 14, 2016 6:04:00 AM

To help your adopted child become proud of who they are, adoptive parents need to celebrate their culture and heritage. Learning about his or her heritage makes it possible for them to understand where they came from, and to build a positive self-esteem.

Read More

Topics: African American adoption, Trans-Racial Adoptions, transracial adoption, bi-racial adoption

Transracial Adoption Webinar | Interracial Adoption Stories

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Oct 5, 2015 9:10:58 AM

Lifetime Adoption recently hosted a Q&A webinar all about transracial adoption. Joining us as webinar guests were three adoptive mothers who have adopted a baby through interracial adoption. If you've been thinking about adopting a child of a race different than your own, or if you've wondered how to talk about adoption with your future child, this panel of adoptive moms will be a helpful resource.  The tips and experience of the adoptive parents in this special webinar will touch the hearts of anyone hoping to adopt transracially, or who've recently welcomed home a child through adoption.

Read More

Topics: Adoption Tips, Adoption webinar, adoption Q&A, Trans-Racial Adoptions, transracial adoption

Transracial Adoption: Upcoming Webinar

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Sep 24, 2015 5:00:00 AM

Are you considering the adoption of a child of a race different than your own? Whether or not you adopt a child who shares race in common with you, you may also wonder about the day your child says "why don't I look like you?"

Read More

Topics: Adoption webinar, adoption Q&A, Trans-Racial Adoptions

Trans-Racial Adoptions

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Jun 8, 2015 7:00:00 AM

Here is an excerpt from Mardie Caldwell’s book, “Called To Adoption” about trans-racial adoptions.

Read More

Topics: Trans-Racial Adoptions